Glendale News

News from Glendale that impacts the residents of the city of Glendale

Glendale, DGA Install Street Smart Decals

The City of Glendale and the Downtown Glendale Association (DGA) recently installed close to 60 street decals to encourage pedestrian safety. The initiative, as part of the larger “Be Street Smart Glendale” campaign, reminds pedestrians to make eye contact with drivers before crossing the street, to not send text messages while walking, to cross safely at street corners, and to wait for the walk signal before crossing. The DGA has

Glendale Water & Power Ranks 5th In The Country For Its Battery Energy Storage Project

Glendale Water & Power (GWP) has been named as one of a select group of utilities with the most storage to the grid in 2017, earning it a spot on the annual Top 10 utility industry lists compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA). In survey results released April 25, GWP ranked No. 5 on the Utility Energy Storage List for “Most New Storage Megawatts”, with its 2 megawatts

Onyx Affordable Housing Lottery Results

Onyx Glendale is a brand new 183 unit market rate apartment building in the City of Glendale. On Thursday, April 5, 2018, the Housing Authority of the City of Glendale and Onyx Glendale conducted an affordable housing lottery for applicants who applied for 8 affordable units at Onyx Glendale. Applicants who received an application number were entered into the lottery. 250 numbers were randomly selected. You could find the results

Lupn Glendale App

On Thursday, April 5, Glendale launched a new free mobile app that keeps you in the loop with what’s happening in your city! This 3-month pilot app is called Lupn Glendale, and it’s the all-in-one destination for City News and events. After downloading the app, residents will gain access to City events, emergency alerts, traffic, weather, and important reminders. You can even customize your Lupn to filter information so you

Glendale Fire Prevention Introduces New Vegetation Management Software

Southern California is no stranger to the damage caused by wildfires. Just this past year we experienced over 300,000 acresof damage from the La Tuna Canyon Fire to the Thomas Fire and more. Our community is at high risk for catastrophic fire damage due to terrain, dense vegetation, and extreme fire weather. Several sections of Glendale are at increased risk for these catastrophic fires where homes and buildings extend into

Glendale's Budget is in for a Tough Time.

Glendale’s budget has been precarious ever since the city started transferring $20 Million per year from Glendale Water and Power (GWP) to the General Fund to pay for general services. While politicians and city staff paint a rosy picture that they “balanced the budget” every year, the fact is that the budget has been balanced at the expense of the GWP infrastructure and maintenance needs. In a 2012 investigative report,

New EV Charging Stations in Glendale!

GWP continues to expand its EV infrastructure with two new EV chargers. The new chargers are located on Colorado St. in East Glendale and on Broadview Dr. in Montrose. These two new chargers expand our existing system of chargers that includes multiple level 2 chargers in Glendale owned lots and a level 3 charger at the City Hall Parking Lot that can fully charge most electric vehicles in 30 minutes.

POWER GLENDALE’S FUTURE WITH CLEAN ENERGY

Message from the Glendale Environmental Coalition. JOIN US on APRIL 10 for the 5:30pm RALLY and the 6pm City Council meeting. Help us tell City Council that this is what we need — before the votes are cast to approve the plant! (Glendale City Hall, 613 E Broadway, Glendale, CA 91206). We are asking Glendale City Council to commission a study by unbiased clean energy experts to develop a reliable,